Ideas and views from across the left
Gavin Sibthorpe, 27 Apr 2015
Tonight is Unionstogether’s big London 'Rally for your Rights' at the University of London Union - 6pm in 'The Venue' on the first floor. This is our last chance, as trade-unionists to come together and rally to stop the Conservatives.
Richard Bridge, 24 Apr 2015
After release of the latest Trussell Trust figures, we need to repoliticise the right to food and highlight the policy choices that cause a rise in food bank use.
Craig Berry, 24 Apr 2015
the OBR and IFS are ultimately helping the Conservatives win the long war that really matters – who gets to define what is wrong with our economy, and what needs to be done about it.
Ellie O’Hagan, 20 Apr 2015
The deadline to register to vote is midnight tonight. We've collated 5 graphs from across the web showing why you should make sure your voice is heard.
Duncan Bowie, Rosie Rogers, Professor Andrew Cumbers, Dr Kailash Chand, Frances Ryan, Tim Roache, 15 Apr 2015
Six key progressives give their reaction to the manifestos delivered by the two major parties.
James Murray, 14 Apr 2015
Two pillars of current Tory thinking have been pushed together in today's announcement on housing. First, their unflinching desire to reduce social housing through right-to-buy, and second their belief that council tenants should only be allowed to live in the less-desirable parts of town.
Ellie O’Hagan, 9 Apr 2015
Is increasing the personal tax allowance really fair?
Richard Murphy, 8 Apr 2015
Tax expert Richard Murphy gives his reaction to Labour's announcement that it will abolish the non-dom rule
Tom Riddington, 8 Apr 2015
Despite statistic and counter-statistic, Tom Riddington argues that there are some uncomfortable truths that every doctor and every patient in the NHS can see for themselves.
Anne Begg, 2 Apr 2015
Dame Anne Begg PPC, shows how claimants have been let down by the Coalition's benefit sanctions regime.
Billy Hayes, 1 Apr 2015
Billy Hayes responds to Labour's Business Manifesto and points out that investment in the economy is central to establishing sustained growth and raising living standards.
Sharon Sukhram, 1 Apr 2015
Sharon Sukhram shows how a national, publicly owned railway would benefit passengers and taxpayers.
Lisa Nandy MP, 27 Mar 2015
Watch Lisa Nandy MP deliver her keynote speech to Class on Patriotism and the Left.
Lisa Nandy MP, 25 Mar 2015
Read a transcript of the keynote speech Lisa Nandy MP delivered to Class on 24 March
Ellie O’Hagan, 20 Mar 2015
Don't believe Osborne's claims about a progressive tax system. The truth is it's the rich who gain from the Budget.
Angela O’Hagan, Professor Prem Sikka, Laura Pidcock, Caroline Molloy, David Powell, 18 Mar 2015
Five leading thinkers give their reaction to the Budget.
Steve Hart, 17 Mar 2015
Class Chair Steve Hart gives his opinion on the forthcoming budget
Tom Copley AM, 17 Mar 2015
Read Tom Copley AM's foreword to our election housing guide